Community & Events
LGBT Places Reviewed: San Francisco, CA

LGBT Places Reviewed: San Francisco, CA

By Emelina Minero Queer people are everywhere, but queer communities and scenes aren’t always evident everywhere you go. If you’re planning on traveling somewhere for a gay ‘ol time,…

LGBT Places Reviewed: Palm Springs, CA

LGBT Places Reviewed: Palm Springs, CA

By Emelina Minero Queer people are everywhere, but queer communities and scenes aren’t always evident everywhere you go. If you’re planning on traveling somewhere for a gay ‘ol…

Advocacy & Entertainment

Antigone Rising’s Kristen Ellis-Henderson and Dena Tauriello talk about their new video “Get to You,” being U.S Ambassadors, and the importance of having safe places for LGBTQ youth.

Antigone Rising’s Kristen Ellis-Henderson and Dena Tauriello talk about their new video “Get to You,” being U.S Ambassadors, and the importance of having safe places for LGBTQ youth.

By Jennifer Galm Antigone Rising, the all-female boot-stompin’ alternative country rock band comprised of Nini Camps…

All-Female Country Rock Band Antigone Rising Releases New Music Video “Get To You”

All-Female Country Rock Band Antigone Rising Releases New Music Video “Get To You”

By Emelina Minero Antigone Rising released their new music video for their song “Get To…

AfterEllen’s Trish Bendix On Queer Identity And The Evolution Of Queer Representation

AfterEllen’s Trish Bendix On Queer Identity And The Evolution Of Queer Representation

By Emelina Minero AfterEllen’s Managing Editor, Trish Bendix, is a professional consumer, curator and commentator…

Diedra Meredith Shares Why The Freedom of Expression = Music Equality Campaign Is Needed

Diedra Meredith Shares Why The Freedom of Expression = Music Equality Campaign Is Needed

By Linabel Ramirez Music defines moments in our lives. It takes us on a journey through…

Discussion

I Am The Human Experience (Living as a Polyglot): Linabel Ramirez

I Am The Human Experience (Living as a Polyglot): Linabel Ramirez

I want a personal identity—singular, But I continue to kill it.  The symptoms usually start with amnesia.  I forget which identity is real The same way I forget…

I Am The Human Experience: Brandis

I Am The Human Experience: Brandis

I am a mother, daughter and friend. I am fluffy-licious and proud, an extrovert. I am disabled, educated, a thinker and a doer, loyal to the very end.…

Advocacy & Entertainment

Quick Fire Q&A: Pretty Little Liars Edition – Shay Mitchell, Ashley Benson, Ian Harding

Quick Fire Q&A: Pretty Little Liars Edition – Shay Mitchell, Ashley Benson, Ian Harding

By Emelina Minero Enjoy our column, Quick Fire Q&A, where we’ll dazzle you with super short Q&A’s with interesting people. Shay…

Dinah Shore Weekend Turns Palm Springs Into a Lesbian’s Paradise

Dinah Shore Weekend Turns Palm Springs Into a Lesbian’s Paradise

By Emelina Minero You’ve likely heard about Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend, the largest queer female party and music festival in…

Discussion

I am the Human Experience: Claudette Jones

Originally published on August 7, 2012 on T.H.E. Blog. Hey there! My name is Claudette Jones and I am a daughter, a sister, a friend, a dancer,…

Discussion

Trans Women Included: Feminism and Trans* Intersections

By Allison Moon, originally published on Emelina Minero Writes on July 12, 2012. Emelina invited me to share my thoughts on the intersections of Trans* and Feminism, as…